16th Inter-University Games

Football: Quarterfinals Fixtures (All kick-off at 10:00 a.m)

  • Uganda Martyrs University vs. Nkumba University
  • Ndejje University vs. KIU
  • Kyambogo University vs. Bishop Stuart University
  • Mountains of the Moon University vs. IUIU

Semi-Finals (Sunday Afternoon)

  • Uganda Martyrs University Or Nkumba vs. Ndejje Or KIU
  • Kyambogo University Or Bishop Stuart vs. MOM Or IUIU

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The knock-out stage in football at the 16th Inter-University games takes center stage at Busoga on Sunday morning.

This follows the successful completion of the preliminary round of matches that witnessed the boys being separated from real men.

Reigning University football league champions, MUBS failed to advance from the group stage hurdle after losing against Kyambogo, drawing one all with Nkumba and overcoming International University of East Africa 4-0 in the last Group A match played at Iganga Girls play ground.

Musa Esenu notched a brace in the 5th and 16th minutes before the other two goals came from Daniel Sebuliba (21st minute) and Derrick Waiswa’s 33rd minute strike.

Mountains of the Moon University shocked Ndejje University with a 2-1 win before KU edged KIU by a similar scoreline in a highly explosive match.

IUIU from Mbale overcame Vincent Tumusiime’s Kampala University as St Lawrence defeated YMCA 3-0.

The host University, Busoga bowed out at the group stage level, having fallen 2-0 to a dominant KIU side.

Successful Teams:

Kyambogo topped Group A and Nkumba were runners up. Nimrod Kintu’s KIU and IUIU qualified from Group B, Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi and Bishop Stuart made the grade in Group C and defending champions Ndejje University qualified from Group D alongside Mountains of the Moon University.

Selected Group Stage Results:

KIU 1-2 KU

Busoga 0-2 IUIU

Nkumba 0-0 Kyambogo

Kyambogo 1-0 MUBS

MUBS 4-0 IUEA

UCU 1-1 UMU

Busitema 0-1 Bishop Stuart

St Lawrence 3-0 YMCA

Ndejje University 1-2 Mountains of the Moon

Nkumba University 1-1 MUBS

KIU 2-0 Busoga University

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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